Bringing her “Fuck the World” tour to Brooklyn venue Warsaw last night, Kesha—who remains embroiled in a lawsuit with her former producer and alleged sexual abuser, Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald—performed what Billboard described as “defiant,” “fiery,” yet optimistic set. Her fans, captured on video chanting “Fuck Dr.…
The judge who threw out Kesha’s abuse claims against her longtime producer at Sony, Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald, in April may not have been fit to deliver an impartial ruling.
The singer will proceed with her case in New York, appealing an April ruling in which her sexual assault allegations against producer Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald were dismissed. For now.
During her performance at a Democratic National Convention event in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Kesha took a moment to speak about her ongoing legal battle with her former longtime producer Dr. Luke, as well as spoke out against the dangers of lax gun control laws.
After a seemingly contentious back-and-forth as to whether Kesha would be allowed by Dr. Luke and Kemosabe Records to perform at the Billboard Awards, she got there after all—doing the song she said she’d perform all along, a cover of Bob Dylan’s “It Ain’t Me, Babe,” with Ben Folds. And she got a standing ovation for…
Kesha is now allowed to perform at the Billboard Awards, after Dr. Luke’s label, Kemosabe Records, initially approved and then later blocked her scheduled performance.
Kesha was reportedly set to make a major statement during the Billboard Music Awards, but Dr. Luke’s label blocked the performance from happening. Kesha’s mom is understandably irate.
Kesha’s hyped performance at the Billboard Music Awards on May 22—rumored to be a “statement performance” against her alleged sexual abuser Dr. Luke—might not happen after all. The producer (real name Lukasz Gottwald) has reportedly backtracked on a previous agreement and now refuses to let her perform original music.
Kesha is somewhere blue and beautiful celebrating her face and body with arty Instagram filters, which has naturally attracted people who like to make comments about celebrities’ faces and bodies.
In May 10 court filings, Dr. Luke (real name Lukasz Gottwald) has demanded to see the the medical records of Kesha, his former collaborator who alleges that Dr. Luke sexually abused her.
Kesha is scheduled to perform at the Billboard Music Awards in a couple weeks, in what’s being billed as a “statement performance” that will reference her current sexual abuse lawsuit against Dr. Luke.
Jennifer Lopez promotes wage equality, confronts workplace sexual harassment and rebels against domesticity in the most overwrought way possible in the music video for her feminist anthem “Ain’t Your Mama.”
Smell those roses, girl, you deserve this.
Though there was some good news for Kesha and her collaboration with producer Zedd, things are still not going well in court.
Kesha is back in the studio, working with producer Zedd, after a judge ruled that she couldn’t legally record music outside of her contract with her alleged abuser Dr. Luke.
Despite her ongoing legal battle with Sony, Kemosabe Records, and producer Dr. Luke, musician Kesha has reportedly been slated to appear at this year’s Coachella, scheduled for April 15-24 in Indio, California. It has not been confirmed whether or not she will sing.
Jennifer Lopez has been criticized both here and elsewhere for working with Dr. Luke on her new song, “Ain’t Your Mama.” But in a new interview, the writer of that song—Meghan “No” Trainor—has defended Lopez, saying that she fell for the song before she even knew Luke had produced it.
Pope Francis, in his vague baby-step efforts to bring the Catholic church past Medieval Times, has issued the Amoris Laetitia, a 256-page missive that, according to The New York Times, “calls for priests to welcome single parents, gay people and unmarried straight couples who are living together.”
Dr. Luke’s label, Kemosabe Recordings, has spent today laying off employees, according to Pitchfork. A spokesperson told the publication in a statement: “Kemosabe Records and Sony elected to downsize certain departments. Some of those functions will be handled by Sony as part of their joint venture relationship.…